The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 212 210 211
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing PPP 6 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 1.08% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 14
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,250 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £53,750 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £38,891 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.56% -2.77%
PPP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1336 1486 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.76% 27.55% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 904 1099
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing PPP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region.

PPP Salary Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

PPP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

PPP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 5 £51,250 -
PPP
South East

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing PPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PPP.

1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) OSPF
2 13 (92.86%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) WAN
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) xDSL
3 12 (85.71%) L2TP
3 12 (85.71%) IPsec
4 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 11 (78.57%) VPN
4 11 (78.57%) Data Centre
5 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (71.43%) EIGRP
6 9 (64.29%) SSL
6 9 (64.29%) Wireless
6 9 (64.29%) IPv4
6 9 (64.29%) CCNP
6 9 (64.29%) Juniper
6 9 (64.29%) Broadband
6 9 (64.29%) Load Balancing
6 9 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (35.71%) JNCIA
8 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
8 5 (35.71%) Unix
8 5 (35.71%) CCIE
8 5 (35.71%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (35.71%) F5

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
2 13 (92.86%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) OSPF
2 13 (92.86%) WAN
2 13 (92.86%) xDSL
3 12 (85.71%) IPsec
3 12 (85.71%) L2TP
4 11 (78.57%) VPN
5 10 (71.43%) EIGRP
6 9 (64.29%) Broadband
6 9 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (64.29%) IPv4
6 9 (64.29%) SSL
6 9 (64.29%) Wireless
7 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (28.57%) DSL
9 3 (21.43%) X.21
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (57.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
6 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (21.43%) Network Support
6 3 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Load Balancing
2 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) CCIE
3 5 (35.71%) JNCIA
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) CCSP
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
6 2 (14.29%) CCIP
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Juniper
4 5 (35.71%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (35.71%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
6 1 (7.14%) IronPort
6 1 (7.14%) Mitel
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas